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GPU Hackathon – Pawsey Centre in Australia

ORNL is hosting a series of GPU Hackathons in 2018. The goal of each Hackathon is for current or prospective user groups of large hybrid CPU-GPU systems to send teams of at least 3 developers along with either (1) a (potentially) scalable application that could benefit from GPU accelerators, or (2) an application running on accelerators that need optimization. There will be intensive mentoring during this 5-day hands-on workshop, with the goal that the teams leave with applications running on GPUs, or at least with a clear roadmap of how to get there.  Our mentors come from national laboratories, universities, and vendors, and besides having extensive experience in programming GPUs, many of them develop the GPU-capable compilers and help define standards such as OpenACC and OpenMP. Additional events are planned for Australia, Boulder, CO, Brookhaven Lab, Switzerland and ORNL. Learn more.